Data backup on Android is very important so that you keep all your data and settings. The content is saved in the Google account and can be restored from the same or a different Android smartphone if required. There are also other ways to back up your photos, videos, and other content.
Android Q: Back up data – a guide
Under Android , you can back up your data in various ways. The easiest way is manual backup on your PC. Another option is to upload the content to the cloud. You can use the Google Photo Gallery, for example. You can upload files and folders to Google Drive.
- To back up your files and settings, first open the Settings app and then navigate to “System”> “Backup”. Here you activate the “Backups” service.
- If you have not yet created a backup account with Google, go to “System”> “Security” and then go to “Account”> “Add account”. Now you only have to enter the security function (PIN, pattern) of your smartphone.
All contacts, appointments and Google Calendar settings, SMS text messages, WLANs and passwords, backgrounds, Gmail settings, apps, screen settings, settings for voice and voice input, date and time and settings and data of apps that are not from are now backed up Google originate. The best way to save photos and videos is to use the Google Photo Gallery.